Viking Food Guy

Recreating the food and drink of the Viking Age (and others)

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Quinoa

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One of the very common finds from Iron- and Viking age Scandinavia sites are seeds of chenopodium album (fat-hen, lambs quarters, etc.).  The seeds have been found mixed into bread and grain paste, in addition to just being in the ground.  The inclusion may have been accidental, since fat hen grows as a weed in […]

Viking chowder?

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I had some stuff to use up last night, so I decided to try a new Viking possible soup.  I got some green garlic (garlic shoots), and boiled then in water until they started to soften, and added a box of salt cod that I’d thawed and soaked since the day before.  To that I […]